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Church hosting Good Friday “Stations of the Cross”

FLINT TWP. — Make plans to participate in the Good Friday celebration of the Life of Jesus, hosted by the West Flint Church of the Nazarene, 2254 S Dye Rd, from noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 25. The public is invited to come and walk the Way of the Cross, also called the Via Dolorosa or the Road of Sorrow. The Stations of the Cross trace the journey taken by Jesus on the last days of His earthly life The path has been walked by millions of Christians for over 2,000 years. The church chapel will be open during stated hours for visitors to come and go as their schedules permit. Communion will be offered and there will be time for reflective prayer. — R.S.

Don’t miss CAMS musical coming up next week

FLINT TWP. — “Ever After” will be this year’s musical production by Carman- Ainsworth Middle School Theater, offering singing, dancing, and loads of laughs. Dates and show times are March 29, 30, and 31. The show starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, and $3 for CAMS students. Senior citizens and children under 3 are free. If you have any questions, please see Mr. L in room 804 — R.S.

United Way sponsoring free income tax service

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Tax Assistance & Financial Services Coalition kicked off its 2016 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program on February 6, offering free income tax preparation for low to moderate income families. Locations, dates and ours vary. The Coalition, in cooperation with the IRS, will have 5 VITA sites in Genesee County area through April 9. Each VITA site is staffed by volunteers and preparer has gone through extensive training and is certified by the IRS. United Way of Genesee County oversees the program. Sites include the Brennan Senior Center 1301 Pingree Avenue, call 810-766-7238 for an appointment; Canaan Baptist Church 910 E. Gillespie (at Industrial Avenue). Saturday Walk-ins accepted; the Flint Public Library 1026 E. Kearsley, call 810-406-8507; Mott Community College 1401 E. Court Street, call 810-232-6293; the University of Michigan- Flint, 1 Riverfront Building, call 810-406- 8507. Details are posted online on the United Way website at www.unitedwaygenesee.org/tax-assistance-program R.S.

Genealogical Society planning research trip

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogy research trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne from May 10 to 11. Bus fare is $45 for non-members, $40 for members. The cost does not include lodging at the Super 8, which is offering a special group rate, or meals. For information, contact Judy Newman, trip coordinator, at 810-655- 4957. — L.R.


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